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Acai Berry Powder
Acai Berry Powder
£18.99
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Acai Berry is the small, purple berry of the Acai palm, a tree native to the Amazon region. Acai Berry recently became a dietary sensation among top-flight athletes, because it is quite simply one of the earths most nutritious foods. Pronounced 'ah-sigh-ee', this darling of the superfood scene makes a great basic dietary supplement for almost anyone.

Suggested Use:
We recommend that you add 3-6 grams of Rainforest Foods Acai Berry Powder to your favourite juice, milk, or smoothie. Store your Acai Berry Powder in a cool, dry place.

Size: 125g
Ingredients:
Organic, freeze-dried raw Acai berry powder.

Certified Organic by the Soil Association.
Nutritional Elements:

Rainforest Foods Acai Berry Powder contributes to the following health benefits:


  • Energy and Fatigue
  • ✔ reduction of tiredness and fatigue

  • ✔ energy-yielding metabolism
  • Brain Function and Nervous System
  • ✔ normal psychological function
  • ✔ nervous system support
  • Bones, Teeth and Muscles
  • ✔ maintenance of bones and teeth
  • ✔ normal muscle function
  • Hair, Blood, Heart and Cardiovascular Health
  • ✔ formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin
  • ✔ maintenance of normal blood pressure
  • The Story:
    Rainforest Foods Acai Berry Powder is produced by an advanced freeze-drying technique. We use a specific variety of Acai fruit - Euterpe precatoria. This has an ORAC value (a level of antioxidant value) more than double that of the commonly-used Euterpe oleracea variety. It also contains less fat.

    Our Acai is wild-harvested by cooperatives in the Amazon rainforest on the Brazil-Bolivia border, such as the indigenous community of Porvenir. This is found near the Noel Kempff Mercado National Park - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. These community-owned Acai Berry harvesting projects provide incentive to protect local forests by giving an income to community members, and an alternative to employment in timber production.
    The Production:
    Originally a wild plant, the Acai palm is now cultivated by farmers in Brazil, where it grows under rainforest conditions. Acai Berry is picked by hand from the topmost branches of the tree.

    Its high fat content means that it can go off rapidly, so it is rushed to a processing plant once picked. Here it is pressed to extract the fruit pulp. There are several ways to process Acai pulp, but the most preservative of nutrients is freeze-drying – rapidly freezing the pulp then warming and de-pressurising it to vaporise the frozen water content. The result is a powdered product that contains as much as possible of the fresh fruit’s nutrition, in a light and portable form that is perfect for global export. Rainforest Foods' Acai is also incredibly concentrated, as over 20kg of berries are processed to produce 1kg of freeze-dried powder.